The Symbolisms of Heraldry (1898)

The Symbolisms of Heraldry (1898)

W. Cecil Wade collected traditional heraldry metaphors in his work The Symbolisms of Heraldry (1898). In 168 pages and 8 pages of illustrations, Wade passed on the bulk of the knowledge of “traditional” heraldic symbology known in the 19th century....

A Glossary of Terms Used in Heraldry

First published in 1894 in London, England by James Parker and Company, A Glossary of Terms Used in Herarldy by Henry Gough has become one of the most influential books of the 21st century for heraldry hobbyists.

Colonial Families of America by Frances Smith

Colonial Families of America by Frances Smith

Smith, Frances M. Colonial Families of America. Frank Allaben Genealogical Company, 1909. Frances Smith was a family historian who published histories on over 200 American families. In this book she provided sketches of 40 important families from colonial America, to...

Burke’s General Armory

Measuring in at a lithe 1185 pages, Sir John Bernard Burke’s, The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales: Comprising a Registry of Armorial Bearings from the Earliest to the Present Time provides the starting point for many a genealogist’s exploration...
Crozier’s General Armory

Crozier’s General Armory

Crozier’s General Armory, edited by William Armstrong Crozier was published in 1904 by Fox, Duffield & Company in New York, New York. The book has been esteemed by many, however serious scholars of American arms have pointed to a number of inaccuracies...